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Even Sitting May Result in Back Pain

By Tom Herrin

Most of the time, people think of back pain as having its root in standing or bending while doing some kind of work.  When it is the result of some kind of sitting, it is thought of as an accident. This is not always the case. Some people who have jobs that involve sitting for lengthy periods can end up with back pain.  Much of this is due to poor posture. When people allow themselves to fall into these bad habits, they risk pain in their backs that can make them quite uncomfortable. If this sounds like a problem that is too close to home for you, a visit to a chiropractor can help improve your life.

Muscle Strain Can Be the Start of Problems

When people allow themselves to form bad habits with their posture, they will be heading for trouble.  Slumping over, or looking down for long periods, while sitting causes muscles to become strained. This leaves the joints they are designed to protect vulnerable to injury.  Even a slight dysfunction can place pressure on a nerve. This can cause pain that is miserable.

Chiropractors Can Treat Pain and Help in Prevention

Treatment by a chiropractor will often involve a spinal manipulation in which the joint is gently helped back into its proper position.  This can relieve the pressure off the nerve. It also relieves the pain. It is all natural, so there is are no pain medications needed.  This means no addictions. Chiropractors will likely suggest some exercises and other things to do that can help to maintain better posture. This will help avoid future injuries and pain.  Promoting a healthy lifestyle is one of the major goals of chiropractic care.

Regular Visits Can Mean Better Maintenance

Just like anything else in life, taking steps to improve maintenance can help our parts last longer.  This can be done with good personal practices and regular chiropractic visits. At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can work the way you need them. No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary. They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends to relieve your pain. If you have pain from bad habits while sitting, get relief at The Joint Chiropractic today, and start forming better practices for your posture tomorrow.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Antonio, Tex.


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